ELIZABETH—Monsignor Kevin Hanbury, Ed.D. (third from left, rear), Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Newark, recently met with administrators at Benedictine Academy in North Elizabeth during his annual visitation tour of Elizabeth Catholic schools. Shown with him (rear,…
ELIZABETH—Last weekend, the television program “America’s Most Wanted” featured a lengthy segment on Luqman Abdullah. The alleged Union County drug kingpin is wanted on racketeering, narcotics and weapons charges.
ELIZABETH – As part of a program to celebrate the power of volunteerism, PSEG recently recognized exemplary employee volunteers and rewarded the nonprofit organizations they support.
RAHWAY – Literacy Volunteers of Union County is recruiting new tutors to help adults learn how to read.
UNION—In the summer of 2008, Congress approved an expansion of benefits in the G.I. Bill for military veterans serving after September 11, 2001. In August 2009, recipients became eligible for tuition support, which is based upon the highest in-state tuition charged by an educational institution.
ELIZABETH-Here are some winter memories from William Frolich. He’s describing the aftermath of a snowstorm that dumped over two feet of snow on Elizabeth near the end of 1947.
ELIZABETH—To help students at the nation’s largest high school, the 5,000-student Elizabeth High School, get their diplomas, Elizabethtown Gas of Berkeley Heights created a mentoring and internship program there five years ago.
PRINCETON—On Thursday, Oct. 29, students from St. Mary of the Assumption High School in Elizabeth attended a performance of “She Stoops to Conquer” at McCarter Theatre in Princeton.
LINDEN—A local basketball team needed a hand, and ConocoPhillips Bayway Refinery answered the call.
ELIZABETH — Students at Benedictine Academy, an all-female Catholic high school in Elizabeth, auditioned for roles in the academy’s Christmas production on Oct. 21 under the direction of Liz McConahay, the veteran Broadway actress who is managing the school’s theatre arts program.